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Article ID: 701996

Research on Light-Matter Interaction Could Lead to Improved Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

A paper published in Nature Communications by Sufei Shi, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Rensselaer, increases our understanding of how light interacts with atomically thin semiconductors and creates unique excitonic complex particles, multiple electrons, and holes strongly bound together.

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10-Oct-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 702079

UIC selected for American Historical Association initiatives

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago department of history will be part of two American Historical Association-led initiatives funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. One initiative will focus on redesigning introductory-level courses and the other will center on preparing doctoral students for diverse career paths.

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11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 702084

Dominican University Receives NSF Grant to Enhance STEM Courses

Dominican University

This $526,892 NSF grant will support retention and graduation rates of students pursuing bachelor's degrees in STEM fields.

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11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 702067

UIC music season heralds new jazz studies leader

University of Illinois at Chicago

UIC music season runs Oct. 12-Dec.8

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 702069

Stringent password policies help prevent fraud, study finds

Indiana University

An Indiana University study finds stringent password rules that encourage longer and more complicated passwords significantly lower the risk of personal data breaches, especially among employees at large organizations that handle sensitive data, like universities.

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702068

Professor Helps Young People Raise Their Voice Against Gun Violence

Bowling Green State University

Ethnomusicologist Dr. Katherine Meizel helped young people nationwide to raise their voices against gun violence.

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 702071

Penn State Engineering Leadership Discusses Plans for Achieving Gender Equity

Penn State College of Engineering

Justin Schwartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, Penn State, and the Penn State College of Engineering remain fully committed to achieving gender equity among the undergraduate student population within six years.

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 702034

UNH Researchers Find Video Games Effective for Bystander Intervention in Sexual Assaults

University of New Hampshire

As recent news headlines have shown, bystanders can play a pivotal role when it comes to sexual assault and relationship violence. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire found that video games show promise as a tool to share information and influence bystander attitudes and efficacy in situations of sexual violence.

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11-Oct-2018 10:20 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702027

Celebrated Alum Carrie Mae Weems Returns to UC San Diego as Part of Dynamic Visual Arts Speaker Series

University of California San Diego

The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts welcomes the return of celebrated artist and alum Carrie Mae Weems. Weems’ visit anchors a dynamic fall lineup of guests meant to engage and inspire an active student population and artistic community on campus.

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11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 702040

U-M tool measures 'iffy' news on social media in time for 2018 election

University of Michigan

As the crucial mid-term election approaches, the University of Michigan Center for Social Media Responsibility offers media and the public a tool to help monitor the prevalence of fake news on social media through a Platform Health Metric called the Iffy Quotient.

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11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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